A calendar of club-sponsored mineral shows

gem shows, fossil shows, symposiums, and other events of interest to the mineralogical community

Mineral show calendar last updated: 5 August 2018

Contact mineralfest@aol.com if you would like your club's show listed - it's free !


10-12 August 2018: Houghton, Michigan

Copper Country Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Copper Country Rock & Mineral Club

Houghton Elementary School (302 West Jacker Avenue)

25-26 August 2018: Canton, New York

52nd Annual Show

Organized by: St. Lawrence County Rock & Mineral Club

Canton Pavilion (90 Lincoln Street)


1-2 September 2018: Augusta, Maine

29th Annual Rockhounders Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Kennebec Rocks & Minerals Club

State Armory (179 Western Avenue, Augusta)

8-9 September 2018: New Milford, Connecticut

68th Annual Jewelry, Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by the Danbury Mineralogical Society

New Milford High School (388 Danbury Road)

14-16 September 2018: Denver, Colorado

51st Annual Denver Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Greater Denver Area Gem & Mineral Council

Denver Mart Expo Hall (451 East 58th Avenue: I-25 at Exit 215)

15-16 September 2018: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

53rd Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Central Pennsylvania Rock and Mineral Club

New location: Harrisburg Consistory (2701 North 3rd Street)

21-23 September 2018: Jacksonville, Florida

30th Annual Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Society

Morocco Shrine Auditorium (3800 St. John's Bluff Road South)

22-23 September 2018: West Friendship, Maryland

54th Annual Atlantic Coast Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: The Gem Cutters Guild of Baltimore

Howard County Fairgrounds (2210 Fairgrounds Road)

22-23 September 2018: Poughkeepsie, New York

49th annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil Show & Sale

Organized by: Mid-Hudson Valley Gem & Mineral Society

Gold's Gym & Family Sports Complex (258 Titusville Road)

Theme: Fossils

29-30 September 2018: Franklin, New Jersey

62nd Annual Franklin-Sterling Hill Gem & Mineral Show with Outdoor Swap

Organized by: Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society and the Franklin Mineral Museum

Littell Community Center (formerly known as the Armory) (10 Munsonhurst Road #12)

Indoor / outdoor


5-7 October 2018: Orlando, Florida

Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Central Florida Mineral and Gem Society

Florida National Guard Armory (2809 South Fern Creek Avenue)

6 October 2018: Autumn Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

71st semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)


13-14 October 2018: Cherry Hill, New Jersey

1st Annual South Jersey Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show

Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey, Annex Building (1721 Springdale Road)

20-21 October 2018: Des Moines, Iowa

2018 Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Des Moines Lapidary Society

Iowa State Fairgrounds - Elwell Family Food Center

20-21 October 2018: South Charleston, West Virginia

45th annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Kanawha Rock & Gem Club

South Charleston Community Center (601 Jefferson Road)

27-28 October 2018: Bellevue, Washington

Octoberfest of Gems: Annual Bellevue Rock & Gem Show

Organized by: Bellevue Rock Club

Vasa Park (3560 W. Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE)


3-4 November 2018: Plant City, Florida (Tampa Bay area)

59th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Tampa Bay Mineral & Science Club

Strawberry Festival Expo Hall (303 N. Lemon Street, Plant City)

3-4 November 2018: Greenwich, Connecticut

30th Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Stamford Mineralogical Society

Eastern Greenwich Civic Center (90 Harding Road)

16-18 November 2018: Columbia, South Carolina

51st Annual Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Columbia Gem & Mineral Society

Jamil Temple (206 Jamil Road, Exit 106A off I-26)

17-18 November 2018: Fairfax, Virginia

27th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Northern Virginia Mineral Club

The HUB Ballroom, Johnson Center, George Mason University

17-18 November 2018: West Palm Beach, Florida

52nd Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, Fossil & Bead Show

Organized by: Gem & Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches

Expo Center East at South Florida Fairgrounds (9067 Southern Boulevard)


8-9 December 2018: Franklin, Tennessee

38th Annual Earth Treasures Show

Organized by: Mid-Tennessee Gem & Mineral Society

Williamson County Ag Expo Park (4215 Long Lane, Franklin)


15-17 March 2019: Jackson, Michigan

Michigan Gem & Mineral Society 57th Annual Show

Organized by: Michigan Gem & Mineral Society

Theme: Igneous is Bliss

Jackson County Fairgrounds - American One Event Center (200 West Ganson Street)